Nov 30, 2012 4:00am EST
on that and outlook for energy prices next. and we'll loof you witheave you we can't get enough of, the christmas tree at rockefeller center. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on grounipping at fedex office. >>> we want to show you what's happening with the oil trade. we've seen prices buffeted by renewed unrest, but today both light crude and brent are showing a bet of a retracement, down about 0.3%. head of commodities market strategy at bnp paribas joining us. harry, we wanted to get a sense from you as the senate is expected to debate new measures that could include banning sales and transfers of special metals to iran. how the breakdown in talks with the iaea is playing into the oil trade and concerns about mideast more broadly. >> certainly. the basic answer is just going to be more geopolitical tensions around the middle east which is obviously a key pro
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am EST
states. the u.s. government suspension is over the energy giant's role in the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill. you can see bp shares this morning still adding almost 0.2%. but underperforming the market. for more, we're joined by kneel atkins atkinson. this move seems pretty extraordinary. in your view, is it unusual for the u.s. government to respond this this aggressively in this case or do they have a basis for doing so? >> i think the u.s. government will never pass up an opportunity to basically kick bp when it can because bp has become the boogeyman of the last 2 1/2 years. ever since the original explosion, i think we've all been expecting that bp would find itself in great difficulty when it came to getting further exploration contracts in the gulf of mexico and indeed elsewhere in the u.s. >> it certainly wouldn't be surprising that they have a hard time getting the contracts even if they had come out the week or the month that this happened and said you're now sus pinneded until we sort this all out. what strikes me strange is the timing. we're two plus years after this event.
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am EST
double that if all goes well. the deal announced after the monthly close will see joint efforts on energy efficient smartphone displays. this will be through qualcomm subsidiary. sharp shares higher on reports that the deal would be announced up 1%. and cargo ships are stacking up offshore and the strike moves in to its second week. contract talks resumed on monday. the longest disruption of the busiest port since a ten day lockout in 2002. but this one is taking place after the busy pre-holiday shipping season. national retail federation has asked the president to intervene. facebook might be a stock to watch. here's a full preview. >> in the u.s., cars and housing are two areas of the economy that have done a lot better this year. and that improvements has carried over to companies that operate in those indices. new luxury home builder toll brothers is expected to report profits nearly tripled. demand for new homes has lit a fire under sales. and autozone could see income jump by 15%. americans are still shopping for products to help them maintain their older cars. there is no economic